Benwee Loop Walk

Walking
County Mayo
4.5/5
2 reviews
Grade Strenuous
Length 12.4 km
Time 5 hours
Format Loop
Ascent 383 m
Dogs Allowed No
Waymarking Purple arrow on white background
Start Point
Carrowteigue Village
Finish Point
Carrowteigue Village
Nearest Town to Start Carrowteige/Belmullet
Grid Ref. F 821 420
Lat. and Long. 54.31314, -9.81323

This spectacular trail mainly follows bog track, open bogland and sheep path to access dramatically high cliffs, stunning ocean and expansive bog views. Underfoot is relatively dry and robust peat though a little soft in places. There are many sites of cultural, historical and environmental interest in the area and around Ceathrú Thaidhg is a living Gaeltacht.

Trail Management

Chomhar Dún Chaochain Teo, Seanscoil, Ceathrú Thaidhg, Tel: 097 88082
Email: dunchaochain1@eircom.net
Anna Connor, Walking Development Officer, Community & Enterprise Section, Aras on Chontae,
The Mall, Castlebar, Co. Mayo. Tel: 094 9047545
Email: mayowalks@mayococo.ie
Web: www.mayowalks.ie

Facilities

Carrowteige/Belmullet

Map Guides

Map Guides

The Binn Bhui Head Loop

OSI Maps

OSI Maps

Discovery Series Sheets 22 and 23
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4.5/5
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4/5
08/02/2019

Kieran from Galway

Completed this walk on 1st August 2019. Beautiful scenery throughout, including bog, beach, cliffs hills. Very difficult in places. The loop is very well signed, black posts with purple arrows. Can imagine certain spots being very wet during winter months.
5/5
09/14/2014

dermot from Kilkenny

I done this trail on Thursday.....I really enjoyed it...it was a beautiful sunny day...it was very quiet, I met 1 person...it took me about 4 hours to do...

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